Tag Archives: management

Flint ITS FY19 annual report highlights successes

By | September 26, 2019

Flint Information Technology Services recently issued its annual report for FY19. (The entire report (PDF) is available online.) The report provides bios of ITS professional staff as well as updates on the organization’s nine operational areas. Below are highlights of the report: Classroom Services: A number of changes were made to loaner laptop carts including the purchase of… Read More »

Tool promotes internal funding opportunities for research, scholarship

By | September 13, 2019

A new tool curated by the Office of the Vice President for Research promotes internal funding opportunities from across campus so faculty can generate support to advance research and scholarship. Research Commons, which launched this month, provides a unique shopping experience for researchers to identify internal funding opportunities in one space without having to navigate multiple websites. “We… Read More »

LSA Technology Services announces new directors

LSA Technology Services continues to evolve in how it provides integrated solutions and technology services to faculty, staff, and students. On July 1, the organization was restructured to better achieve its strategic goals. As part of that effort, LSA CIO Cathy Curley announced a new leadership team: Mark Bacon, Operational Effectiveness Pat Belden, Web and Application Development Services Monika… Read More »

Flint move to Google coming to a close

By | July 8, 2019

At the beginning of this year, UM-Flint ITS began the process of migrating the campus to Google G Suite for Education from Microsoft Exchange/Outlook email and calendar services. Currently, all students and a majority of faculty and staff have been successfully migrated to Google. Remaining departments will continue to migrate up to the end of July. ITS moved… Read More »

Database Services joins Information Quest

Recently, Information and Technology Services announced its vision for a data-informed decision making ecosystem at U-M, which aspires for “U-M to be an empowered community of data consumers who have on-demand, role-based access to enterprise data.” To align its resources and expertise to ensure ITS is successful in this effort, Database Administration Services (DBA) moved from the Infrastructure… Read More »

Transfer file ownership before people leave the university

When U-M employees leave the university or transfer from one unit to another, it is important to transfer ownership of files, MCommunity groups, and other digital resources needed for university business. See these resources for tips and information: Leaving U-M U-M Termination Checklist (downloadable Excel file from U-M Human Resources) Plan ahead to avoid disruptions and protect privacy… Read More »

Document Imaging System upgrade coming in summer 2019

By | December 6, 2018

ITS is planning to upgrade the Document Imaging System in June or July of 2019. This upgrade will increase customer service and support to system users by expanding browser accessibility and increasing system stability. Web-based access will have an updated look and feel. More details will be shared in the coming months.   The Document Imaging System is an enterprise… Read More »

Flint ITS FY18 annual report highlights successes

By | November 14, 2018

Flint Information Technology Services recently issued its annual report for FY18. (The entire report (PDF) is available online.) The report provides bios of ITS professional staff as well as updates on the organization’s 10 operational areas. Below are highlights of the report: Data Information Management: Much progress was made this past year toward Flint’s Banner 9 upgrade, including integrations… Read More »

Web Platforms Service hires new manager

Mark Montague has been named manager of Web Platforms and Information Systems for ITS Infrastructure Application Operations. Prior to this role, Montague ran his two-person IT consulting and contracting company from 1992–1995, and has a long history with the university that begins in 1992. Some may remember him from his previous work at ITS (1995-1998 and 2006-2010) or… Read More »

Erin Dietrich joins HITS as senior director for Research Applications & Advanced Computing

  Erin Dietrich joined Health Information Technology & Services (HITS) as the new senior director for Research Applications & Advanced Computing in March. As a member of the HITS senior team, Erin provides leadership for operational coordination and strategic guidance of the information technologies and services that support the research mission of Michigan Medicine. She works with U-M… Read More »

New IT leadership at LSA, SSW

By | April 5, 2018

After a nationwide search, the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts recently announced that Cathleen Curley will be the college’s new chief information officer as of April 24, 2018. Curley is currently the executive director of strategy & planning at Information and Technology Services. She is known for her passion, strategic thinking, creating a collaborative work environment, and… Read More »

Michigan IT News wants YOU!

By | July 10, 2017

Michigan IT News is published by and for the U-M IT community to provide updates, answer questions, and spark conversation about how to improve IT services and invest in technologies that support U-M’s current and future needs. We are guided by a dedicated group of Michigan IT staff who make sure we keep focused on the issues, interests, and developments that… Read More »